September 2016

A More Interesting Windows Subsystem for Linux Benchmark

Submitted by co60ca on Thu, 09/15/2016 - 19:11
If you haven't been on the internet or watching the news in some time you may not have heard of Bash for Windows, or perhaps more correctly, Windows Subsystem for Linux. This tool is ground breaking for Microsoft not because it lets you use the bash (bourne again shell) but rather that it lets you run native Linux binaries on a Windows operating system. Many tech reporters are missing the point of WSL's utility.